Frances Gold

Femaleabout 1813–

Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Gold was born about 1813, in Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States, her father, Ephraim Gold, was 44 and her mother, Jane Hailey, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Gold
1770–1815
Jane Hailey
1779–
Pleasant Gold
1805–1876
Mary Gold
1809–
Martha Gold
1811–
Frances Gold
1813–
Thomas Henry Gold
1807–1878
John Gold
1809–1885
Elizabeth Gold
1815–

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (3)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 7

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

    Age 11

    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Emanuel, Meyer, Mayer, Hyman, Ari, Avram, Mendel, Moshe, Shraga, Aviva.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Gold, Yiddish gold ‘gold’. In North America it is often a shortened form of one of the many compound artificial names of which Gold is the first element.

    English and German: from Middle English go(u)ld, or Old English and Old High German gold ‘gold’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in gold, i.e. a refiner, jeweler, or gilder, or as a nickname for someone who either had many gold possessions or bright yellow hair.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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